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Feb 6, 2013 4:30am EST
in this economy. >> a dire financial picture for the u.s. postal service takes center stage in d.c. today. linda bell joins us from bloomberg headquarters in new york. good wednesday mourned. >> -- morning. >> the postmaster general is expected to make a major announcement this morning. he will respond to a board of governors recommendation to accelerate the restructuring of the postal service. the question is what does this mean? postal service employees say this could mean closing some facilities next month instead of next year and possibly stopping saturday service. we will be watching closely. if you have visited fema parks like fantasyland in florida they have had better than expected earnings. -- theme parks. fantasylands should be done by sometime next year. if you think the economy is hurting your love life. 2/3 of singles say they have not changed their habits over the past the four years. 54% of single will not take someone with considerable credit card debt. d.c. residents have been hit with cupid's arrow. linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. >> we learn something new from you every d
Feb 12, 2013 4:30am EST
test site. the white house calls it a highly provocative act that threatens u.s. security and international peace. it has prompted the u.n. security council to hold an emergency meeting later this morning. brianne carter will have much more on this developing story coming up in our 5:00 hour as well. >> tonight the focus will be on president obama as he delivers his state of the union. >> he is expected to press congress to improve more -- approve more tax increases and spending cuts. >> president obama's state of the union speech tonight will focus primarily on jobs and the economy. it is expected to be different than his inaugural address last month. >> the economy will be central to the speech and how we grow the economy so everybody can participate and get a fair shot. >> president a look at clean energy education, and infrastructure. he warns against the automatic spending cuts. adding additional spending would require congressional approval putting mr. obama on a collision course with house republicans. >> it's time for washington to get back to the basics. we canno
Feb 14, 2013 4:30am EST
. american airlines and u.s. airways agreeing to a merger, they would become the world's biggest airline. >> in south africa, an olympic sprinter and double amputee has been arrested in the shooting death of a woman. good morning, washington. it's thursday, february 14. i am scott thuman. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get to meteorologist jacqui jeras on this valentine's day. >> happy valentine's day, everybody. we got an inch of snow or less across the area. just a trace at reagan national. i cannot even see anything on the grass. germantown had an inch as well as winchester. just shy of an inch in wgaithersburg. most of its stock to the grassy areas. temperatures hovering around the freezing mark. watch for slick spots on the roadways this morning especially if they are elevated. 35 degrees at reagan national. a beautiful day to look forward to. lots of sunshine with a high around 49 degrees. a big cooldown for the weekend. the seven-day forecast is minutes away. first, jamee? >> i needed to scrape my window. so little extra time is needed for that. watch for slick spots especially brid
Feb 19, 2013 4:30am EST
government programs such as surveillance of non-u.s. citizens outside the u.s. the justices will also consider whether the sniff of a police dog on someone's porch requires a warrant. >> martha stewart and macy's in court. >> and walmart is blaming washington for hurting sales at its stores. linda bell joins us from bloomberg headquarters in new york to explain. >> wall street heading back to work after the presidents day holiday weekend. walmart continues to be on the watch list today after saying february 5 was a disaster. executives blame the payroll tax issues and returns for low sales. family dollar stores, target and supermarket chains are encountering similar effects. microsoft is looking to change the face of e-mail. it is officially released in the final version of its outlook today. microsoft wants the old homtail users to use the new service. macy's is suing martha stewart's company. macy's claims it has an exclusive right to sell her brand of items including cookware and bedding. researchers say make sure your home smells just write if you want someone to buy it. if you ev
Feb 11, 2013 4:30am EST
chevy malibu, the cheaper.g and the latest in a possible between u.s. airways and american. the to see you this morning, a.nd >> they are talking a lot about u.s. air-american merger for quite some time. they tell us here at the number that they are inching closer to form the world's biggest carrier. something could be hammered out week. do keep in mind that the deal be -- could still apart. in the meantime, allied financial is gearing up to repay the garment all of its bailout money. this year, -- the government all of its bailout money. speaking of autos, say you are for a new car. general motors is lowering the chevy malibu. the average price was cut by about $450. this is all part of an effort for the malibu to compete with better-selling mid-sized sedans like the toyota camry. more coming up in the next hour. live at blumberg had in quarters in new york. >> that is quite a distinction. thank you so much. it is 4:37 right now. it is 36 degrees. >> a huge reward has now been offered for information leading est and conviction of a former lapd officer wanted for murder. testill have t
Feb 7, 2013 4:30am EST
end of the campus. -- green features. the u.s. postal service is counting congress on its decision to end saturday mail delivery. >> jobs are back in focus on wall street. linda bell joining us from bloomberg headquarters to talk about those stories and more. >> let's begin with stock markets. looking at a flat start. jobless claims figures coming out ahead of the opening del paso. home-- ahead of the open and bell. home depot is looking to hire more than 80,000 temporary workers. that's a 14% increase from a year ago at a time the housing market is rebounding. the postal service is ending saturday mail delivery, but the packages will still make it to your doorstep on that day. the postal service is setting itself up for a possible showdown with congress. the reason is because it is ending the saturday mail service, but whether or not lawmakers approved, it says. there's a loss for 1981 requiring the postal service to deliver mail six days a week. postal service says it has decided to remove the language because it receives money from congress just like other agencies do. with your
Feb 15, 2013 4:30am EST
in december. several local residents, including a former u.s. senator other people will also be honored. president obama has a number of events planned today theuding a meeting with president of italy's. after noon he will leave the white house for chicago, where his proposals made during the state of the union. he heads to west palm beach, florida, for a weekend friends.ith his >> oscar pistorius appears in court today for the first time since being charged with murder. photographers and supporters police vehicle taking a amputee to a south african court. arrested thursday after he shot and killed his girlfriend, 30-year-old model reeva steenkamp. it's not clear what led to the shooting, but police had received calls in the past about issues and his home. >> the d.c. council will look the police department's handling of sexual assault cases. discuss ambers will by the human rights group. it's a sexual assault victims getting the response they deserve from the police department. there have been several sexual in northeast since august. today the council will also requests toding hire ad
Feb 1, 2013 4:30am EST
questioned him about a study that he co-authored to call for an 80% cut in u.s. nuclear weapons. he has most democrats on this side. a confirmation vote for him next week. it could be a difficult weekend for thousands of metro riders. orange line trains will not be running between the federal centers southwest and cheverly. trains will not be running between federal center southwest and benning road. ben austen o'clock tonight until closing on sunday. shuttle buses will be available. -- blue line trains will not be running. red line trains will single track between farragut north and did sherri. green line and yellow line trains between l'enfant plaza to mount vernon, single-tracking. >> the ravens are getting used to the new surroundings in new orleans for their practices. >> the team said the artificial turf at tulane university was hard on their legs, so they asked to move to the st. facility which has grass. the 49ers are already training at that facility. >> the tune intune in tonight at 8:00 for our special. it will feature tim brant and leon harris and britt mchenry. >> beyonce final
Feb 4, 2013 4:30am EST
gathering tonight to celebrate the upcoming move of the statue of edgar douglas to the u.s. capital. fungus authorized the move -- congress authorized the move last year. it is not clear when the statue will be relocated. it does need to happen before september of 2014. the event will be held from 8:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.. at one judiciary square in the west. >> joe biden and his wife are expected to return from their overseas trip tomorrow. a security conference in munich biden said he is prepared to hold direct talks with iran over its nuclear program. he said iran must show it is serious. the foreign minister said he is welcoming that offer, but did not commit to excepting it. >> giving you the chance to make a greeting for this show which would air on our newscast. >> a great opportunity. send us a short, 10-15 minute -- second video. send us a link to the youtube clip. make sure you ended by saying good morning, washington. >>@4:50 now now. we are off to a good start. 26 degrees right now. a bit of a chilly start. hopefully things will warm up just a little bit. >> the windchill, not t
Feb 13, 2013 4:30am EST
committee will meet today to discuss ways to help the cash strapped u.s. postal service. committee on homeland security and governmental affairs will hear from the postmaster general and the president of the american postal workers union. they will eliminate saturday delivery and will increase postal sees as ways to cut costs. >> fairfax county parents concerned about school safety are encouraged to attend a community meeting tonight. the meeting will be held at 4900 stone possible fraud in chantilly beginning at 7:30. -- at stonecroft boulevard. >> we are checking in with jacqui. snow in the forecast. >> don't be so excited. snow lovers will be disappointed. you really have to go north and west in the higher elevations 4 simulations. i don't think we will see much. it will not affect anybody in the d.c. area. you probably will be having dinner and all by the time it arrives. 36 degrees at this hour, until of 30, wind out of the north northeast at 7. clouds beginning to move in. we have fair skies right now. high, thin clouds across parts of the area. most of the rain will hold off
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